Other winners include Arnaud Desplechin’s My Golden Days and Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s Mustang.
Timbuktu director Abderrahmane Sissako led the jury.
Toronto International Film Festival director and CEO has revealed further details of Toronto’s new Platform section, which will be the festival’s first competitive section.
EXCLUSIVE: PalmStar Media and Zurich-based The Bridge Finance Company announced during Cannes that they have renewed their strategic partnership.
With only one more film to screen at Cannes 68 – Macbeth – the Screen International team of jurors are tied for their lead film.
Festivals and Awards
Night Will Fall, a feature-length production about the filming of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, picked up two awards at last night’s Focal International Awards.
Territory’s VOD market is growing rapidly but recorded an industry loss of $150m in 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Wilfried Van Baelen’s Belgium-based, post-production outfit, Galaxy Studios has finalised a three-film deal with filmmaker Richard Elfman (Modern Vampires).
Iceland’s GunHil signs co-pro agreement with Belgian animation studio.
Latest box office news
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Avengers: Age of Ultron replaced Furious 7 at the top of the China box office in its opening week, grossing $154.63m in six days.
Universal’s sequel out-sings Warner Bros’ revival to dethrone Avengers: Age of Ultron.
European media and culture ministers discussed the European Commission’s plans for a Digital Single Market (DSM) at this week’s Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council in Brussels.